Orange Pomegranate Salsa

I originally made this spicy pomegranate orange salsa to serve as a topping for fish. It also works great with shrimp, chicken, and lamb.

Orange Pomegranate Salsa

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Serves: 6 Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 3 oranges, peeled and cut into supreme style segments (all the skin/pith/membranes/seeds removed), plus any remaining juice
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 serrano peppers, seeded and membranes removed, finely diced – replace with jalapeños for a milder version or with sweet peppers for a non-spicy variations
  • ½ onion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste



Combine the pomegranate arils, orange segments, any juice squeezed from the orange membranes, lime juice, diced onion, cilantro, serrano peppers, cumin seeds, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.


Mix the ingredients for the pomegranate salsa, taste, and adjust seasonings if needed.


Let the salsa rest refrigerated for about 30 minutes or until ready to use.

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